American Blue Lacy Dog Blog

American Blue Lacy Dog Blog

Bringing owners, breeders and enthusiasts together to just talk dogs.

American Blue Lacy Dog Blog RSS Feed
 
 

You May Lose Your Internet In July ~

This isn’t dog related, but I know I can’t live without my internet so thought I would spread the info. by posting here. It looks legit, might as well check to make sure your comp. isn’t infected:

For computer users, a few mouse clicks could mean the difference between staying online and losing Internet connections this summer.

Unknown to most of them, their problem began when international hackers ran an online advertising scam to take control of infected computers around the world. In a highly unusual response, the FBI set up a safety net months ago using government computers to prevent Internet disruptions for those infected users. But that system is to be shut down.

The FBI is encouraging users to visit a website run by its security partner, http://www.dcwg.org, that will inform them whether they’re infected and explain how to fix the problem. After July 9, infected users won’t be able to connect to the Internet.

Most victims don’t even know their computers have been infected, although the malicious software probably has slowed their web surfing and disabled their antivirus software, making their machines more vulnerable to other problems.
Full article: http://pddnet.com/news-hundreds-of-thousands-may-lose-internet-in-july-042312/?et_cid=2607940&et_rid=45629840&linkid=http%3a%2f%2fpddnet.com%2fnews-hundreds-of-thousands-may-lose-internet-in-july-042312%2f

Related posts:

Categories

Photo Gallery Slideshow

Contact

Lacys

Sign Up

Login